Control of an axisymmetric subsonic air jet by plasma actuator

Control of an axisymmetric subsonic air jet by plasma actuator It is known that surface non-thermal plasma actuators have proved their efficiency for aerodynamics flow control. In this study, a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) is mounted on the diffuser of an axisymmetric turbulent air jet in order to control the flow separation along a 12-degree diffuser bevel. The momentum created by the actuator is applied to separate an air flow naturally attached to the diffuser for air flow velocity up to 40 m s−1. Laser sheet visualizations and LDV measurements are achieved to characterize the unforced and forced air jet. The flow separation, the induced velocity fluctuations, the jet mixing improvement and vectoring are investigated. The main results of this study demonstrate that DBD actuators are suitable to fully detach the air flow along the bevel for a velocity of 20 m s−1 and that a jet vectoring between 13.5° and 5.5° could be achieved for velocity ranging between 20 and 40 m s−1. Considerations about a potential improvement of the jet mixing are also introduced and the laser sheet visualization attests that induced flow perturbations are highly 3D. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Experiments in Fluids Springer Journals

Control of an axisymmetric subsonic air jet by plasma actuator

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Engineering; Engineering Fluid Dynamics; Fluid- and Aerodynamics; Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer
ISSN
0723-4864
eISSN
1432-1114
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00348-007-0344-9
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Abstract

It is known that surface non-thermal plasma actuators have proved their efficiency for aerodynamics flow control. In this study, a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) is mounted on the diffuser of an axisymmetric turbulent air jet in order to control the flow separation along a 12-degree diffuser bevel. The momentum created by the actuator is applied to separate an air flow naturally attached to the diffuser for air flow velocity up to 40 m s−1. Laser sheet visualizations and LDV measurements are achieved to characterize the unforced and forced air jet. The flow separation, the induced velocity fluctuations, the jet mixing improvement and vectoring are investigated. The main results of this study demonstrate that DBD actuators are suitable to fully detach the air flow along the bevel for a velocity of 20 m s−1 and that a jet vectoring between 13.5° and 5.5° could be achieved for velocity ranging between 20 and 40 m s−1. Considerations about a potential improvement of the jet mixing are also introduced and the laser sheet visualization attests that induced flow perturbations are highly 3D.

Journal

Experiments in FluidsSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 10, 2007

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